Cosplay: Nebula from ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ is bio-organic awesomeness


Nebula! I’ll be honest. She was one of the few performances in Guardians of the Galaxy that I wasn’t thrilled with. But none the less, this cosplay is awesome, and her performance was not a reflection of her aesthetics.

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MOAR ‘GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY’ Images. Plus its ‘AVENGERS 3’ connection!

dat helm

Hankering for more Guardians of the Galaxy images? In the higherest (new word) of resolutions? Plus how the flick is (honestly, obviously) going to connect to Avengers 3? And more details? For your gluttonous geek guts? Then you’ve found the right fucking place.

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Andromeda has got that star cloud twinkle. Je t’aime.

Look at this beautiful sumbitch. Ain’t no party like a spiral galaxy party. Or something. Hit the textual mute on me and bask in the prettiness  If you stroke it, it purrs.

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The PRAWN NEBULA rocks that fishy cosmic swag.

Relativity in motion, folks. While it is has been dubbed the Prawn Nebula, anything is 250 light-years across gets the nod in my book as fucking enormous. It is all relative. That’s why me and my demur cottage crotch only date people under three feet in height. Relativity.

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The Little Ghost Nebula Offers A Look Into Our Future Oblivion!

Behold the Little Ghost Nebula, founded by astronomy swagger beast William Herschel back in the 18th century. The fuck are you doing with your life? Herschel was finding nebula back in the comparative goddamn dark ages. This little quaint Nebula of Ghostiness may be a look into what’ll happen to our own star.

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Protostar Birth Near Orion Nebula Is Hazy Hotness

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I’m amazed we can see this deep into space, let alone explain the gorgeous sight:

via io9:

1,500 light-years away from Earth and around the Orion Nebula, the Herbig-Haro 34 young object is in its protostar stage. Herbig-Haro 34 is ejecting two large jets that propel a massive miasma of dense gas toward its cosmic neighbors. As for the massive cosmic waterfall in the lefthand corner of this three-color composite, it’s gorgeous, but it’s also unclear what exactly this formation is.

Oh shit, only 1,500 light years away? Nice!

Cosmic Cauldron Erodes Everything Near It; Resembles My Flatulence.

[via io9 : click to enlarge]
People dig outer space like I do. I’m learning that here at OL. So at the behest of some, and because of the enjoyment of others, I’m dragging this passion into the OL-pit to play with my other boner-inducements: video games, comic books, movies.


Stars are god damn impressive. Particularly this one, which is burning so brightly it’s warping and eroding everything around it.

via io9:

This is the nebula NGC 2467, located some 13,000 light-years from Earth. First discovered in the nineteenth century, the nebula lies within the constellation Puppis in the southern hemisphere. The image you see up top (click on it to see the ultra high-res version) was assembled from images taken by the Hubble Telescope back in 2004. Three different color filters were used to bring out the full majesty of the nebula.

Still, NGC 2467 isn’t just beautiful – it’s also a working lesson in astrophysics. The new stars shine more brightly than they ever will again, emitting so much radiation that the surrounding clouds of hydrogen gas begin to erode. In particular, the huge, bright star in the upper center of the image is responsible for most of the radiation emanating from the nebula. It’s clearing away massive amounts of the surrounding cloud, and this processes pushes the denser regions of the nebula elsewhere. Although some of the new stars are shining through, many more are still hidden behind the clouds, just waiting to make their first appearance to Earth astronomers.

That’s a spicy intergalactic meat ball right there.